Chatterton kids turn 100 ... for a day

Kindergartners at Chatterton School in Merrick turned themselves into centenarians to celenrate their 100th day of school.


Hempstead town board hires private investigation firm

The Hempstead Town Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire a private investigative firm to look into potential conflicts of interest within the town attorney’s office.

Pipe project progresses

County seeking RFPs for aqueduct project connecting Bay Park to Cedar Creek

A county plan to use a 112-year-old aqueduct beneath Sunrise Highway to transport treated effluent eight miles from Bay Park to the Wantagh-Seaford border is on the cusp of becoming a reality.

North Merrick school pilots Google technology

The Old Mill Road Elementary School in the North Merrick School District was selected to be one of the first schools to participate in the Google Expedition Pioneers Program and pilot augmented …

North Merrick thanks its Board of Education

The North Merrick School District thanked the Board of Education – President Wendy Gargiulo, Vice President John Pinto, and Trustees Edward Corona, Steve Enella, Jennifer Hyland, Tracey Miller, and Todd Ransom – at the November 14th Board of Education meeting as part of School Board Recognition Week.


After Parkland, the youth are leading change

"Why do we have to lead the change?” That was the question Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Ryan Deitsch asked Sen. Marco Rubio at a town hall forum . . .

Jerry Kremer

There has to be a better way to treat immigrants

If you hang around Congress these days or happen to visit the White House, there are three words that you dare not utter. One is “obstruction,” another is “collusion” and, for some unexplained and sad reason, the latest dirty word in the Republican-controlled House and Senate is “immigrant.”


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